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Both parties using Wikivorce, conflict of interest

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06 May 12 #328750 by SMCD2005
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I have already registered and paid for the managed divorce and financial order service via this site. Stbx also wants to use this service, but I suddenly realised that as it''s the same law company overseeing the service, perhaps there is a conflict of interest here? I don''t imagine if one used a high street firm you would both choose to use the same, so how can it work with The wiki solicitor.
Please advise urgently any thoughts or considerations?
Many thanks, SMCD

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06 May 12 #328753 by dukey
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If you did not let them know before you both ordered the wiki solicitor does whats called due diligence to make sure there is no conflict.

If you did let them know you both will be placed with separate practices so no problem.

Even if there is a problem they will sort it out no problem.

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06 May 12 #328755 by SMCD2005
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Ok, many thanks for this Dukey.. He has just phoned the advice line and this is what they said. Cheers, SMCD

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06 May 12 #328756 by dukey
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I think its happened before SMCD, its easy to do if you don`t know the rules, i knew nothing of due diligence or conflict of interest before wiki, oh and i`m still waiting for it to come up at a pub quiz!.

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22 May 12 #332256 by Confused67
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MY issue although of similar nature has a more evil twist.

What is the EX is watching the Forum as a guest reading what we are discussing and by this way we are tipping them with valuable info?

Heh...

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22 May 12 #332260 by dukey
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Smd has an agreement with the ex so it wouldn''t matter if his ex was viewing the site, as for those who don''t if your posting facts there is no information that the other side would not be privy too anyway.

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22 May 12 #332290 by WhiteRose
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If both parties are using the site and recognise each other, then they need to play nicely, it may help them to see the others perspective, it may not.

If you wish to remain totally anonymous - refrain from posting details that can identify you.

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